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D-Day: 'People in Canada have kind of forgotten' the fear, horror, sacrifice and trauma, Quebec veterans say

Montreal Gazette features D-Day veterans from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau.

Jun 03, 2019

The Memory Project

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Heritage Minute depicting D-Day filmed entirely in Calgary

660 CityNews covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

May 30, 2019

Heritage Minutes

Mar 10, 2019

Alberta WWII veteran Jack Hilton dies at 99

Global News remembers Second World War veteran Jack Hilton.

Alberta Second World War veteran Jack Hilton died on March 7 at age 99, the Royal Canadian Air Force has confirmed. Jack Henry Hilton shared war stories with the Memory Project. Read the full story here.

Feb 21, 2019

Kamloops man featured in national Heritage Minute commercial

Kamloops This Week covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Kaye Kaminishi is the last living member of the legendary Asahi baseball team. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment highlighted in new heritage minute

The Canadian Press covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

VANCOUVER — A new heritage minute is sharing the story of a pioneering baseball team in British Columbia and the shameful government policy that tore them apart. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

Remembering the cultural and baseball legacy of the Vancouver Asahi

Dave Zarum of Sportsnet covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

The Heritage Minute examines the Asahi’s enduring if under-told legacy, including Kaminishi, who was 16 years old when he first joined the team in 1939. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

Heritage Minute tells story of Japanese-Canadian baseball team interned in 1942

Daily Hive covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

A new Heritage Minute is telling the story of a Japanese Vancouver baseball team, and shining a spotlight on a shameful period of Canadian history. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

Lisa Uyeda: Heritage Minute about Vancouver Asahi is a lasting legacy in 60 seconds

Lisa Uyeda writes an op-ed piece for The Georgia Straight about the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

On a sunny October day, I made my way to Woodland Park to watch history being made. The legendary Vancouver Asahi had once again taken the field, or at least a very close replica. The story of the baseball team was being turned into a Heritage Minute, produced by Historica Canada, the first to narrate a significant moment in Japanese Canadian history. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

WATCH: Latest Heritage Minute episode filmed near Hope and features some dark local history

The Hope Standard covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Historica Canada’s latest Heritage Minute, which airs Wednesday, Feb. 20, features some very familiar scenery while telling the stories of the Asahi and the Japanese internment camps of the Second World War. Read the full story here.

Feb 19, 2019

On 75th anniversary of D-Day, Canadians know little about key WWII battle: Ipsos poll

Global News covers an Ipsos poll on D-Day conducted for Global News in partnership with Historica Canada.

An Ipsos poll for Global News in partnership with Historica Canada found we failed when asked six multiple choice questions on D-Day, the date which Allied forces invaded northern France. Read the full story here.

Feb 19, 2019

New Heritage Minute takes Vancouver Asahi baseball story to national audiences

Craig Takeuchi of The Georgia Straight covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Historica Canada is releasing a Heritage Minute on February 20 to broadcast the story of the historic Vancouver Asahi baseball team to Canadian audiences. Read the full story here.

Feb 15, 2019

Baseball's legendary Vancouver Asahi inspire a heritage minute

The Vancouver Sun covers the upcoming Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi baseball team and Japanese Canadian internment.

At 97, the third baseman has seen many accolades given to his old team, which went out of existence in 1942. Read the full story here.

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